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Server Ranger 2.5 Now Available

LibertyApp Ltd has announced the immediate availability of Server Ranger 2.5, an update to their website and server monitoring solution for Mac, Windows and Linux. The new version includes stability improvements, introduces Raspberry Pi support and, for the first time, offers the Mac version on and off the Mac App Store.

 

Server Ranger 2.5 Now Available

 

Server Ranger monitors your devices, websites and servers so you don’t have to, automatically sending you alerts when things go wrong. Create alert policies for websites and servers that have a slow response or go offline. Get emails, SMS messages and other alerts automatically sent to you or your colleagues. Analyse the log files for server error messages.

 

Server Ranger is already in use around the world, from home offices to IT departments to schools. It has been in the Top 5 and Top 10 App Store charts in several categories and in several countries and won a Xojo Design Award in 2018.

 

Per-Device Policies:
Choose from Critical, Normal or Less important default policies. Or create a custom policy for each server.

 

Smart Interface:
Nodes performing properly are in green. Yellow indicates the node is online but slow. Red is for offline. Only interested in 1 device? Switch to Single Server Mode to reduce on-screen clutter.

 

Alerts:
Emails, SMS text messages (*), notifications, sound alerts and more. Decide if alerts should repeat or not. Only receive alerts after a timeframe of your choice. It’s all entirely customisable. (*) Optional SMS alerts use the Twilio service and costs may vary.

 

Not Just Ping:
Server Ranger can Ping any device to check if it is online and performing properly. But it’s possible for a server to be online yet still have website problems so Server Ranger does more than just Ping. Check HTTP headers are successfully downloaded and in a timely manner. Login to email servers and test for availability. You choose the type of check that Server Ranger performs.

 

Statistics:
Server Ranger logs every response from your devices. Graphs show uptime and performance. Spot patterns of poor performance and print or export the log to a CSV file.

 

Big Screen Mode:
Open the Overview window and get a glance at all your servers. Airplay to a screen on the wall or another monitor.

 

Support:
Fast, friendly, professional support is just an email a way. Stay up to date with a free newsletter with Server Ranger news and tips.

 

Release Notes:
* Web server port setting is now always used
* New info pane for detailed information when a log entry is selected
* Email alert fixes for some email servers
* Various bug fixes and optimizations
* Now includes a built-in version checker

 

Updates:
* Server Ranger 2.5 is a free update for all current customers.

 

Pricing and Availability:
Server Ranger 2.5 for Windows, Linux and Mac ships today and costs $49.99 (USD). Visit the official website for more information.

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All-in-One Fitness Trainer Comes to iPhone and Apple Watch

Independent development team GREEAL e.U. is proud to announce FITOLOG – Fitness Assistant 4.0, the update to their all-in-one fitness training app for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Apple Watch devices. The app uses a simple process of logging a users’ fitness data and displaying it in easy to understand graphs.

 

All-in-One Fitness Trainer Comes to iPhone and Apple Watch

 

FITOLOG uses the iPhone or Apple Watch to log a user’s exercise and activities, warning the user if there is no progress. The app shares all of the data with Apple’s Health Kit. FITOLOG is a great choice for those who are new in the fitness area, providing helpful workout tips and exercise performing instructions with demos.

 

Fitness is all about progress, the more progress a user sees, the more encouraged they are to continue to exercise. FITOLOG has everything a user needs to track their progress, offering a bodyweight graph, an exercise graph, and tracks progress via photos.

 

The app is suitable for all body types and fitness levels. Beginners will love the app’s ease-of-use, while experienced users will appreciate the fitness tracking features that include 10 preloaded workouts as well as the ability to create custom workouts.

 

Features Include:
* 10 preloaded workouts. Including 4 with weights and 5 bodyweight high intensity workouts
* Create custom workouts
* Record and monitor body weight
* Photo history for 4 different poses and ability to compare them with body weight progress graph
* 84 preloaded exercises
* Create custom exercises
* Audio prompts guide you through workouts
* Create workout music playlists and play them during workouts
* Share all bodyweight records and workout data with Apple Health
* Track workouts using just the Apple Watch or with the iPhone
* Suitable for all body types and fitness levels
* No need to create a profile, get started immediately

 

FITOLOG makes it easy to log cardio exercises. Make use of the iPhone and Apple Watch’s built-in location services to allow not only automatic recording of time and distance, but also display the route of a run, walk, or bicycling session and display it on the map. For those that prefer to not use location services, the application will record distances using motion detection, making it a great way to measure exercise on workout equipment like steppers and treadmills.

 

“We’re excited about FITOLOG, and we believe it will change the way users workout for the better,” continues Yauheni. “We’re sure users will find it to be the easiest and most enjoyable way to log and track their fitness activity, allowing them to make real progress, and allowing them to see that progress. We can’t wait to hear feedback from our users.”

FITOLOG – Fitness Assistant 4.0 is free and is available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Health and Fitness category. Auto-renewable subscriptions are available. 1-month is $2.99, 3-months is $7.49, 6-months is $13.99 and 1-year is $24.99. USD (or an equivalent amount in other currencies).

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Gadget Creative Challenge Comes to iOS, Android, and Windows 10

Magnin & Associates today introduces Gadget Creative Challenge 1.0, their new game for iOS, Android, and Windows PC.

 

Create your own marble machine gadgets. Choose parts from a work bench that contains dozens of pipe sections and animated pieces. Pieces can be easily moved and rotated and snapped to connect with nearby pieces. You can combine up to 100 pieces into a single creation.

 

You can easily adjust the time interval between marbles being released. You can also adjust how powerful the spring is and how much the anti-gravity accelerators boost the marbles uphill. Some pieces have sliding controls so they can be adjusted at run-time.

 

You can design a closed system, that returns the marbles back up to the box where they started, so it could theoretically run indefinitely.

 

Hit Play to watch your creation run. Choose from 4 different preset camera positions, or use the controls to create your own custom view. An additional Marble View will show you what it’s like to travel inside your device.

 

Easily save or load previous creations or optionally Share your creations with friends via email or text messages.

 

Optionally shares your accomplishments via social media, email, or instant messaging. Gadgets are multi-platform, allowing them to play on another copy of Gadget Creative Challenge running on most popular smartphones, tablets, and computers.

 

Universal App – supports iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad, including standard, Retina, iPhone X and XS displays.

 

The game was produced by Ed Magnin, programmed and 3d models by Willie Johnson, Jr, and playtested by David Hayes and Amber Roberson, game dev interns from Dallas ISD, Conrad H-TECH at Richland College. Matt Campana created the music and audio effects. According to Ed Magnin, “I’ve always been fascinated by those Rube Goldberg type marble machines. We wanted to give the player a chance to create their own.”

 

Device Requirements (iOS):
* Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch
* Requires iOS 9.0 or later
* Universal App (includes Standard, Retina, and iPhone X and XS displays)
* 140 MB
* Rated 4

 

Pricing and Availability:
Gadget Creative Challenge 1.0 is $2.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide through the App Store in the Games category for iPhone, iPad. An Android version is available worldwide from both Google Play and Amazon AppStore. Windows 10 PC versions is available from the Windows Store. For more information, please contact Ed Magnin.

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Mailbutler: Supercharged Email Tracking Comes to Apple Mail and Gmail

Mailbutler GmbH, creator of the leading email productivity software, today announced a major update to the Tracking Details feature of their Apple Mail and Gmail extension, Mailbutler. The latest version brings powerful metrics to help professionals and teams plan and execute their email outreach. The update is now available for free and is recommended to all users.

 

“Tracking has become an indispensable tool in the email strategy of freelancers, teams, and anyone working in Sales and Business Development,’ said Tobias Knobl, CEO and cofounder of Mailbutler. “The new Tracking Details brings actionable stats, such as recipient reply time to help Apple Mail and Gmail users understand how contacts are reading and interacting with their message.”

 

Mailbutler users can activate Tracking to boost the effectiveness of their messages, signatures or templates created with Mailbutler to plan, track and optimize email communication. The new version of Mailbutler introduces powerful Open and Reply Insights in Tracking Details to help users optimize outreach efforts. Users can also evaluate click performance of a specific link in their messages with the new filter option.

 

The new Tracking Details brings:

*Open Insights: Number of opens, first and most recent open
*Reply Insights: Recipient’s open and reply time
*Activity Stream: Mailbutler automatically logs open activity of recipient after you hit send
*Link Filter: One-click filter to see how a specific link in email performed

 

Tracking is part of a wide array of useful tools Mailbutler’s extension brings to Apple Mail and Gmail. Mailbutler’s extension is the best and easiest way for Apple Mail and Gmail users to manage their inbox productively, strengthen email professionalism and reveal valuable CRM insights.

 

Top features at a glance:
* Tracking: Read receipts to know if, when and where your email or link has been opened
* Send Later: Write emails ahead of time and schedule for later delivery at any time
* Signatures: Professional email signature builder with beautiful templates
* Note & Tasks: Add memos to messages and turn emails into tasks
* BCC to CRM: Automatically send a copy of outgoing messages to your CRM service for further tracking
* Snooze: Respond to emails at later time with temporary snooze
* Message Templates: Compose emails better and faster with templates
* Integrations: Sync emails to your favorite task and management tools
* Dashboard: Stats and insights to your email performance and productivity levels

 

Pricing and Availability:
Mailbutler is available as a Mail plugin on the macOS App store and Chrome extension for Gmail on Chrome Web Store. For more info, visit their official website.

* Essential plan: Free, up to 30 actions for Professional and Business features
* Professional plan: starting 6.50 EUR per month, unlimited Professional features and up to 30 actions for Business features
* Business plan: starting 24.95 EUR per month, unlimited access to all features

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Bento Importer Now Available in DataOrganizer 1.0

Bayhoff Software today released DataOrganizer 1.0, the first version of their new personal database app for Mac. DataOrganizer is designed to be a powerful yet easy-to-use personal database. DataOrganizer is designed for the individual. Whether it is for work or play, DataOrganizer makes it easy to create custom libraries in minutes.

 

 

DataOrganizer imports Bento 4 databases. Because the last version of Bento is a 32-bit app, it will not function in future versions of macOS. DataOrganizer imports Bento’s raw database file, ensuring that importing will continue to work even after system support for Bento has been removed.

 

DataOrganizer is heavily integrated with macOS. A DataOrganizer library can link to a user’s contacts, calendar events, mail messages, and files.

 

“We were looking to create a personal database that was not only easy-to-use, but perhaps even fun” said Daniel Freedman, the founder of Bayhoff Software. “With DataOrganizer, users have an easy way to organize their home, work, and community projects.”

 

Main Features:
* Imports data from Bento 4 databases
* Includes eight ready-made templates
* Creates custom libraries in minutes
* Links to system data through four list field types
* Stores collections of photos using media collection fields
* Links libraries to other libraries using relationship fields
* Supports Mojave’s Dark Mode

 

Supported system data:
* Contacts
* Calendar events
* Mail
* Files via the Finder

 

Included templates:
* Clients
* Inventory
* Issues
* Journal
* Membership List
* Party Planner
* Recipes
* Serial Numbers

 

Pricing and Availability:
DataOrganizer is a subscription-based app and is available as a free download in the Mac App Store. It can be tried out for 14 days with no restrictions. After that time, DataOrganizer requires either a monthly ($2/mo) or an annual ($20/yr) subscription. Unlike most subscription-based apps on the App Store, the free trial does not auto-enroll users into a paid subscription plan. At the conclusion of a trial, DataOrganizer simply displays a subscription plan chooser.

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Heartener for Apple Watch Now Available in App Store

Independent developer, Mark S. Morris is today announcing the release of Heartener 1.0, his free new lifestyle app for Apple Watch. Heartener lets you hear the effects of meditation and exercise on your heart rate, or eliminate distracting thoughts while trying to fall asleep by focusing only on the sound of your heart. Heartener does not require an account to work and has no hidden fees or in app purchases. Heartener only uses your heart rate data on your devices, it does not transmit any information off the devices, and contains no analytics keeping track of your actions within the app.

 

 

Heartener uses the heart rate sensors on your Apple Watch to translate your heart rate into a sound that is played on the iPhone paired with the Watch. If your heart rate moves outside a range you select on the app, a very loud siren alert will automatically sound. You can also manually trigger this alert sound from your Watch or on the companion app running on your iPhone.

 

Heart rate information is transmitted to your iPhone every 3-5 seconds, and a heartbeat sound effect is played when this data update arrives. The pitch of the heart beat sound is lower for slower heart rates, and gets higher as the heart rate increases. The color of the heart rate text display varies from green to bright orange depending on the heart rate beats per minute.

 

To begin the Heartener session, first open Heartener on your iPhone. Open Heartener on your Watch, and tap Activate. You’ll get voice confirmation the session has begun, and within a few seconds the first heart rate data will be transmitted. To end the session, tap De-Activate on your Watch, and your phone will give you voice confirmation the session has ended.

 

Heartener requires your authorization as a Health Source on your iPhone to function. Heartener will not function if the Watch paired iPhone is locked or in sleep mode; Auto-Lock in Settings has to be set to Never during Heartener sessions. For workout or meditation sessions, set Require Passcode to After 1 hour or After 4 hours.

 

For sleeping / overnight use, Passcode has to be disabled completely and the iPhone left awake and unlocked. It is recommended the iPhone be plugged into a power source for overnight usage. Alerts will not sound unless the iPhone is awake. All other functionality requires iPhone to be awake also.

 

Pricing and Availability:
Heartener 1.0.0 is free and available worldwide on the App Store in the Lifestyle category.

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ProteinScope Free 3D Printing Edition Now Available in Mac App Store

ProteinScope(R) for Mac enables full color 3D printing of eligible proteins, using structure files from the RCSB Protein Data Bank. ProteinScope for Mac is hand-optimized for use with the very latest features in macOS Mojave 10.14, providing a fast, smooth user interface and rendering of molecules. ProteinScope can have multiple protein windows open simultaneously, and can display individual proteins in full screen mode.

 

ProteinScope Free 3D Printing Edition Now Available in Mac App Store

 

ProteinScope connects to the Research Collaboratory for Structural Bioinformatics Protein Data Bank (RCSB PDB) to retrieve structure information. ProteinScope is not endorsed in any way by the RCSB or any other institution. ProteinScope for Mac parses the major elements of the PDB XML (PDBML) file to display the molecule. PDBML is the canonical XML format for the PDB data, and every protein on the RCSB is available in this format. Legacy .pdb file format is not supported. PDB XML files stored on local drives will have the extension .xml with the 4 digit PDB ID as the filename, eg 9ins.xml – from the ProteinScope File menu select ‘Open PDB From Disk…’ and a File Open dialog limited to .xml extension files will open for file selection. Double click the file to open, and parsing will commence. Larger PDB structures will take longer to process. The proteins being displayed will auto rotate. Use the mouse wheel (or equivalent) to zoom in and out.

 

PDB XML can also be downloaded directly from the RCSB PDB from the ProteinScope File menu; select ‘Open PDB From RCSB…’ and a PDB ID dialog will appear. Type in the PDB ID of the structure to examine, eg 9ins, and the XML file will be downloaded from the RCSB PDB FTP Archive over HTTP. This downloaded file will be accessible via the ProteinScope File menu item ‘Open Recent’. The downloaded file is then parsed as described above. Once the PDB file has been fully parsed, rendering setup begins. ProteinScope for Mac uses the latest Metal 2 rendering engine, exclusively on OS X Mojave. ProteinScope no longer uses the Apple deprecated OpenGL system, but larger files of many atoms may still take some time for initial scene setup and frame rendering. For this version, rendering display has been limited to 65,000 atoms per molecule – most of the Protein Data Bank deposited structures are less than 19,000 atoms.

 

Proteins can be displayed in different styles; Space-fill and Carbon Backbone. Atom coordinates are interpreted as 1 Angstrom = 1 SceneKit Unit. For Space-fill, the calculated atomic radius is modified for visual effect. For Carbon Backbone, carbon alphas in the same chain are joined together in a continuous linkage. Each link between carbon alphas is colored by the residue it represents, only residue color mode is available in this display style.

 

The color schemes available in ProteinScope for Mac are:
* Residue – based on the Shapely color scheme
* Atom – based on the CPK color scheme
* Chain – a unique color for each chain the residue is on
* SETOR – designed to allow the display of secondary, tertiary and quaternary structures of molecules
* Temperature – Red is hotter, blue colder. Not all PDBs have this information
* Hydrophobicity – Blue is more hydrophilic, red more hydrophobic

 

The 3D printing features of ProteinScope can accessed from the “3D Printing” top level menu. With a protein open, menu item ‘Generate 3D Print…’ will take you to the 3D print ordering sequence that is also available from the main toolbar button item ‘Order 3D Print’. The menu item ‘Available 3D Prints…” opens up the main ProteinScope 3D printed molecule store, where existing 3D prints of proteins in various styles and color schemes can be ordered. Recent 3D print orders that have been made from this application device show the ordering URLs below the menu separator, so you can get back to them between application sessions.

 

If you have an iPhone or Android device with a recent OS version installed, holding the camera up to the QR code 3D printed on the base of the protein will open the rcsb.org URL contained in the QR code. Proteins are printed to a scale of 1 Angstrom = 1mm, so most prints end up being similar in size to a C or D battery. Protein 3D prints are created with full color sandstone printing. Three sandstone finishes are available: natural, glossy and matte. The colors used in the 3D printed model are the same as selected for displaying on screen.

 

Pricing and Availability:
ProteinScope is Free and available worldwide on the Mac App Store in the Reference category.

 

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Reduce Security Hassles on macOS Mojave With InPreflight Pro for InDesign

Zevrix Solutions today announces the release of InPreflight Pro 2.11.33, a maintenance update to its document preparation solution for Adobe InDesign. InPreflight is a powerful all-in-one solution to check InDesign documents for errors, collect them for output, and ship to final destination. InPreflight helps graphics and print professionals prevent costly mistakes by uncovering hidden problems, save disk space through smart batch-packaging, and reduce production time and costs.

 

Reduce Security Hassles on macOS Mojave With InPreflight Pro for InDesign

 

The new version eliminates the hassles associated with Apple Event sandboxing, a new security measure introduced in macOS Mojave. Under the new policy, applications can no longer interact with each other without prior user authorization. This change directly affects such tools as InPreflight, which require access to InDesign and other system resources to perform complex workflow automation tasks. The new update streamlines the authorization process by clearing all permissions during launch time, which eliminates workflow interruptions during file processing. InPreflight will also reset Apple Event permissions automatically if the authorization was previously revoked by accident.

 

“InPreflight is simple, it provides excellent display of document’s elements with full control over preflighting and file collection,” says Michael Anikst of Anikst Design in London, UK. “I am designing very big books on art, and InPreflight lets me keep all my documents in perfect order.”

 

InPreflight Pro provides a robust, affordable, and easy-to-use solution for printers, service providers, and publishing houses. It offers the following key features:

 

Batch-packaging:
* Package multiple InDesign documents automatically
* Collect all shared links into one folder, saving gigabytes of disk space and hours of production time

 

Quality control:
* Quickly check InDesign fonts, colors and links for common errors
* Create preflight presets for different projects
* Uncover hidden issues such as image compression, embedded fonts and illegal link locations

 

Graphic preflight reports:
* Print graphic reports and save them as PDF
* Detailed paragraph styles report for typography professionals

 

Pricing and Availability:
InPreflight Pro can be purchased from Zevrix website for $99.95 USD (Studio version: $39.95), as well as from authorized resellers and Adobe Exchange. Trial version is available for download. Update is free for licensed users of version 2, and $50 from earlier versions. InPreflight requires macOS 10.7-10.14 and Adobe InDesign CS3-CC 2019.

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